Quality Control - Manager - Labs

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

VA-Richmond-Richmond VA Dabney Rd


Title: Quality Control – Manager

Division / Dept.: Quality – Labs - Molecular

Location: Richmond, VA (Office Based)

Note: Full time, Benefits, Relocation Assistance Available

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our scientists work together to accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines -allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

As an QC Manager , you will be an emerging scientific leader that is passionate about science, coaching and engaging analysts and overseeing laboratory operations on a daily basis.

PPD offers continued career advancement as an QC Manager , as well as management and specialized opportunities in other departments within PPD.

At PPD, we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk - our award winning training programs speak for themselves.

To learn how PPD can advance your career, apply now!

Summarized Purpose:

Oversees the Quality Control (QC) program for client project laboratory data, final reports and lab operations. Actively communicates with lab personnel to obtain project information and schedule resources to perform quality control functions. Provides structure for the content of QC reports and training. Serves as an advisor for interpreting QC report content. Oversees the implementation and continual improvement of the QC processes. Serves in a site leadership role through active participation in leadership team meetings. Hires, develops and mentors staff to expand organization's capability and ensure effective management of staff. Defines and monitors performance metrics measuring lab quality. Advises staff on areas of improvement, QC focus areas and efficiency in the quality control process. Consults with laboratory management regarding priority of data and reports submitted to QC and assigns work accordingly. Ensures timely delivery of products to the customer. Oversees the effective training of staff within the QC department. Prepares written procedures and training material. May act as on-site subject matter expert for root cause analysis or CAPA. Provides key input and recommendation of data review or investigation process. Serves as lead for client discussions regarding project quality or investigations/inconformancies as they relate to studies.

PPD Richmond Labs Overview:

BioA Overview:

https://www.ppd.com/our-solutions/ppd-laboratories/bioanalytical-lab/

LinkedIn Video Landing Page:

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/ppd-laboratories/?feedView=videos

Biomarker:

https://www.ppd.com/our-solutions/ppd-laboratories/biomarker-lab/

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PPDLABS

Title: Quality Control – Manager

Division / Dept.: Quality – Labs - Molecular

Location: Richmond, VA (Office Based)

Note: Full time, Benefits, Relocation Assistance Available

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our scientists work together to accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines -allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

As an QC Manager , you will be an emerging scientific leader that is passionate about science, coaching and engaging analysts and overseeing laboratory operations on a daily basis.

PPD offers continued career advancement as an QC Manager , as well as management and specialized opportunities in other departments within PPD.

At PPD, we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk - our award winning training programs speak for themselves.

To learn how PPD can advance your career, apply now!

Summarized Purpose:

Oversees the Quality Control (QC) program for client project laboratory data, final reports and lab operations. Actively communicates with lab personnel to obtain project information and schedule resources to perform quality control functions. Provides structure for the content of QC reports and training. Serves as an advisor for interpreting QC report content. Oversees the implementation and continual improvement of the QC processes. Serves in a site leadership role through active participation in leadership team meetings. Hires, develops and mentors staff to expand organization's capability and ensure effective management of staff. Defines and monitors performance metrics measuring lab quality. Advises staff on areas of improvement, QC focus areas and efficiency in the quality control process. Consults with laboratory management regarding priority of data and reports submitted to QC and assigns work accordingly. Ensures timely delivery of products to the customer. Oversees the effective training of staff within the QC department. Prepares written procedures and training material. May act as on-site subject matter expert for root cause analysis or CAPA. Provides key input and recommendation of data review or investigation process. Serves as lead for client discussions regarding project quality or investigations/inconformancies as they relate to studies.

PPD Richmond Labs Overview:

BioA Overview:

https://www.ppd.com/our-solutions/ppd-laboratories/bioanalytical-lab/

LinkedIn Video Landing Page:

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/ppd-laboratories/?feedView=videos

Biomarker:

https://www.ppd.com/our-solutions/ppd-laboratories/biomarker-lab/

#GD

#LI-JC1

PPDLABS

Education and Experience: Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience. 1 year of leadership responsibility In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong knowledge of qPCR and Molecular Assays Excellent knowledge of SOPs and Federal Regulations to include GLP and GMP Excellent knowledge of analytical methodologies, instrumentation and method validation Excellent knowledge with laboratory systems and compliance strategies Working knowledge with computerized databases and data acquisition systems Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong attention to detail Strong program management skills Ability to deal with multiple and changing priorities Strong leadership and time management skills Ability to train and mentor staff

Management Role: Manages experienced professionals and / or subordinate management who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Often heads one or more sections or a small department.

PPD Benefits Overview:

PPD offers comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, employee assistance program, wellness program options and more.

Other benefits include: 401k with matching contributions, life insurance, long term and short term disability insurance, flexible medical and dependent care spending accounts. Work life balance programs including paid time off for vacation/sick time, paid holidays, floating holiday and vacation sell back program. Wellness benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness facility access or discount, health coaching and more. Education reimbursement and tuition assistance programs, professional development training, skills training, education loan repayment plan, dependent scholarship program and more. Employee appreciation events, service recognition awards, annual reviews, merit plans and bonus plans Community connections and activities including philanthropic engagement, volunteer service projects and more Other great options including pet insurance, legal and financial services plan, auto and home insurance discounts.

Below Is Listed The Working Environment/requirements For This Role

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds Able to work in non-traditional work environments Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities

Education and Experience: Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience. 1 year of leadership responsibility In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong knowledge of qPCR and Molecular Assays Excellent knowledge of SOPs and Federal Regulations to include GLP and GMP Excellent knowledge of analytical methodologies, instrumentation and method validation Excellent knowledge with laboratory systems and compliance strategies Working knowledge with computerized databases and data acquisition systems Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong attention to detail Strong program management skills Ability to deal with multiple and changing priorities Strong leadership and time management skills Ability to train and mentor staff

Management Role: Manages experienced professionals and / or subordinate management who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Often heads one or more sections or a small department.

PPD Benefits Overview:

PPD offers comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, employee assistance program, wellness program options and more.

Other benefits include: 401k with matching contributions, life insurance, long term and short term disability insurance, flexible medical and dependent care spending accounts. Work life balance programs including paid time off for vacation/sick time, paid holidays, floating holiday and vacation sell back program. Wellness benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness facility access or discount, health coaching and more. Education reimbursement and tuition assistance programs, professional development training, skills training, education loan repayment plan, dependent scholarship program and more. Employee appreciation events, service recognition awards, annual reviews, merit plans and bonus plans Community connections and activities including philanthropic engagement, volunteer service projects and more Other great options including pet insurance, legal and financial services plan, auto and home insurance discounts.

Below Is Listed The Working Environment/requirements For This Role

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds Able to work in non-traditional work environments Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities


2020-09-14 00:00:00


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